Warehouse Worker (1st Shift) - 18257

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Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Apache Junction, AZ, US, 85119

Company: Empire

Requisition #: 18257 

Shift : 1 

Start Time :  6:00 am 

End Time :  2:30 pm 

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday 

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Job Summary:

Stock, pick, and package parts promptly and correctly.  Operate various Warehouse equipment including forklifts, stocker picker, and hose assembly machine.  Correctly manifest and ship all merchandise received in shipping area.  Receive incoming freight.  Complete required documents.  Expedite freight in a manner that will best serve all customer requirements.  Keep and file records of all outgoing shipments in accordance with record-keeping requirements.

Essential Functions:

  1. Fills orders from stock.
  2. Operates forklifts and stocker pickers.
  3. Promotes good safety practices while working and operating equipment.
  4. Fabricates hoses and battery cables.
  5. Packages and/or delivers parts.
  6. Replenishes shelf stock and stock Unit Exchange parts.  Stages Warranty Parts.
  7. Receives all Caterpillar, Allied and Exchange backorders.  Processes EMPIRE purchase orders.
  8. Dispatches Central Shipping Department truck and other EMPIRE vehicles available for delivery and pick-up of freight.  Performs shipping and driving duties.  Obeys all traffic laws and EMPIRE procedures.
  9. Checks PSO "hold until complete" file daily.
  10. Works safely at all times.  Adheres to all applicable safety policies.  Complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Writes credits.
  2. Writes change and new locations.
  3. Initiates freight discrepancy forms.
  4. Loads all common carrier and company truck shipments.  Insures that all trucks are properly loaded and secured.
  5. Knows all outbound common carrier schedules.  Completes, distributes, and maintains files on all public and EMPIRE freight bills of ladings.
  6. Prepares manifest on all materials shipped on special runs and/or deliveries.
  7. Performs a pre-operational check of all trucks.
  8. Keeps Shipping/Receiving area, docks, bays, and vehicles clean and neat at all times.
  9. Works within and promotes corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Must have interpersonal skills to efficiently assist people in a professional manner.
  2. Must have prior warehouse material storage and retrieval experience.
  3. Ability to mentor and coach warehouse workers.
  4. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  5. Must be able to safely operate material handling equipment.
  6. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Minimum 5 years experience in a warehouse environment.
  3. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  5. This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position".   A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually office moderate.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

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